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on the northern portions of maryland. that rain activity has pushed off to new jersey and is beginning to move off shore. there are some strong storm cells in that producing lightning. but it is beginning to move out over the ocean. we still have clouds out over the city. off to our west, the skies are beginning to clear, and beyond the city, western howard county and frederick county, less humid conditions are beginning to filter in. a little less humid. nothing major. still typical july summertime. warm and humid. we'll detail it coming up. >> thousands of marylands felt shaky after that 3.6 earthquake hit the city. >> it happened at 5:04 a.m. in the germantown yir of -- area of montgomery county. david collins has more. >> the next thing i knew, it was like a scene out of "jurassic park." the bottles on that shelf started rattling. i looked in the hall. i thought it was a fat guy running through the building or something, because the floors were shaking, and i heard a rumbling. >> jim klein knew immediately it was an earthquake. he was in the process of upgrading his kitchen. he was reaching fo
of maryland and into the mountains. highs into the low 90s. lower humidity for the day tomorrow and more humid again friday and saturday. the hot weather continues into the first part of the weekend. jerry, how's the traffic? >> we're doing pretty well, the drive along 290 northbound, all travel lanes are open, no hangup theres. just watch for the construction barrels. over to ox enhill, maryland and look on the beltway, inner loop is okay, outer loop from 210 to saint barnabus road, heads-up. they should be picking that up about any time. >>> police are trying to figure out who killed a well known art terrori ist from montgomery county and dumped her body. she was restoring paintings for heads of state and famous hollywood celebrities. on monday her family reported her missing after she didn't return to her rockville home. later police found her body wrapped in a blanket in the alley. police did find tire tracks near the scene. a male suspect is being questioned by police. he has not been charged. >> at this point detectives believe they have the suspect in custody responsible for this death.
morning in a row, western maryland, west virginia. eastern shore, upper 50s and right at the atlantic beaches, it's a cool morning but a terrific day under way with a clear sky. we'll have lots of sunshine, we certainly do need pran. it does not appear we're going to have any chance of rain all the way into next week as this enormous area of high pressure will give us plenty of sunshine today and tomorrow. the low humidity will be in place through sunday and heating trend as we get into the weekend. highs today low 80s, mid-90s on the fourth of july. getting humid next week. >>> as we get under way, hard to tell from this picture, authorities were responding to an accident on the beltway inner loop. we'll look around and see what we can see. elsewhere over on the beltway, prince george's county on the inner loop and outer loop, they are still picking up the overnight road work. we're doing pretty well as friday morning gets under way. >> we are following a breaking story out of center vil, virginia, a fire ungulfed a house. look at this house. flames can be seen shooting through the r
. around the eastern shore it's in the mid-70s mountains of of western maryland, mid-60s this morning. over the past 12 hours, we had the showers passing mainly to the south of washington and those are pulling away. there are still a few lingering showers in northeastern maryland moving to the east. we have another disturbance approaching us later today that may bring us late afternoon and early evening thunderstorms. before that it should be partly cloudy with highs reaching the mid-90s today. remaining steamy tonight and tomorrow. during the day on wednesday, morning lows mid-70s afternoons again into the mid to low 90s. then lower humidity ought move am briefly. highs in the mid-90s both days. >> it's looking pretty good as we get going here. along the 95 corridor, right now fredericksburg all the way up to the beltway and 395, should find all lanes open. let's head to the american legion bridge. authorities are dealing with an accident on the outer loop. single car accident. somebody smacked into the jersey wall. fire and rescue crews are on the scene. volume is so light it's not creati
as tomorrow. all of these areas in northern virginia, the district of columbia, most of maryland, and the eastern shore under this. high, excessive heat advisory. right now the dew points are in the mid 60s to upper 60s. that is rather humid but they're going to get even higher as we get into tomorrow so it's going to be turning more humid. right now in the mountains it's near 80. eastern shore, near 90 degrees there even at the beaches, code orange for unhealthy air quality. this afternoon so reduce outdoor afternoon activity. yes we do get to a hundred and perhaps even 102 or maybe even near the record of 103 this afternoon. details on the end of the week, a break coming our way in a few minutes. >> we'll need it. thank you, tom. finally, some relief for those of you who live in montgomery and prince george's county. the mandatory water restrictions in place for five days have now been lifted. crews fixed a 96-inch water main that was on the brink of breaking. megan mcgrath joins us live from potomac, maryland where the new main is now working. residents are happy about this on
. maryland has reported six heat-related deaths. that's the same number maryland had all last year. three deaths have been reported in virginia from the heat and one in the district. definitely time to stay inside. the key today, if you do have to go outside, you want to wear light-colored clothing and have plenty of water with you. otherwise you're going to feel faint. it is extremely hot, unbearable if you're watching this on tv and you're in air conditioning, you're in the best spot in the house. >> good advice. thanks, jane. >>> mandatory water restrictions are in place for people in montgomery or prince george's county. the good news is relief is on the way. they have fixed the cracked water main but the work isn't finished yet. our reporter has been covering this since the dark of morning and she has the latest from potomac, maryland. >> reporter: the damaged section of pipe could be seen sitting along the side of the road this morning. the new segment is in place and work crews have begun to partially backfill the hole. the repair work should be completed sometime today. but that d
because the heat can cause the tracks to kink. now the maryland transit administration is extending the hours of its customer call center so that it can provide information about delays to passengers. callers can reach the hotline at 1-800-325-rail. that's 1-800-325-7245. the mta says until further notice, those phones will be staffed until 11:00 at night. >>> newly unsealed documents in the case of yeardley love reveal new evidence to the case. today a judge released the details of the search warrant outlining what police found and what was missing from several key locations. yeardley love was found dead in her charlottesville apartment in early may. police have charged george huguely, her ex-boyfriend and a uva men's lacrosse player with her murder. the search warrant states that police took swabs of red stains, most likely blood from all over love's apartment, including on sheets and the wall. they also found a note from huguely there. in huguely's apartment, the found a uva lacrosse t-shirt with a red stain on it, another note addressed to love, and a pair of shorts with his pas
showing up in western maryland and up near mineral county, west virginia and southern pa. those are drifting to the east. right now it's a steamy morning, 81 in washington, near 80 in prince george's county, mid and upper 70s, arlington and fairfax and generally in the 70s around the entire region from the mountains all the way to the atlantic beaches on this thursday morning. the main front that could be giving us strong storms later today is out in the ohio valley this morning. and that front h begin to move our way here later today. perhaps around noon time we could have our first thundershower moving in in the viewing area just to our west of the metro region and then by the middle of the afternoon, right around the metro areas, we could have some of those storms coming through 2:00 p.m. to maybe as late as 5:00 or 6:00 p.m. and some individual storms unfortunately could produce some damaging winds. highs before the storms arrive into the low and mid-90s. then lower humidity moving in tonight as we clear out and it will be in place friday and saturday. more storms possible s
of these counties in orange, still under an excessish heat advisory. most of maryland, western maryland and west virginia mid-70s. we can blame this area of high pressure that will give us another day with extreme heat with high s reaching 100 degree. today we may have had a record day for washington. steaming humidity tomorrow friday and saturday. and a chance of some much-needed rain as well. highs in the mid-90s tomorrow. near 90 on friday and again on saturday. let's check traffic jerry. how are we doing. >> good morning, everyone. we're doing pretty well. had a long holiday weekend and a break from the road work. crews went back at it last night. on the maryland side over near route 4 and 5. 14th street bridge doing all right. let's head over to maryland. over the beltway, kenilworth avenue, both the inner loop and outer loop appear to be doing okay. joe and eun? >> the extreme heat isn't just taking a toll on the people, it includes power lines to the metro track. >> slow, hot. a lot of people complaining. >> reporter: some of them are on this red line metro train during tuesday's rush hou
. a family-run business in silver spring, maryland. we appreciate you coming in today. this is something that never occurred to me. roasting your own coffee on a grill. >> it's fabulous. you'll be adding a layer of flavor which is just lovely and i'll show you how to do it today. >> i don't know if we can get a shot of this. i want to quickly show this one here. this is what we typically think of as the coffee bean. you say it starts differently. >> yeah. this is a product we have. when you start with a green coffee, it looks like this. it is basically the dried seed of a coffee cherry. so this is the dry coffee that is considered green. and this next section is about eight minutes into a roasting process whether you're roasting it at home or at the grill. it is about 20 minutes to roast total. that will get you between here and here. this is about 23 minutes here. >> this is the final product at the end. what do you do? you put in it what and stick it over the hot grill? >> this is really complicated. all do you is you take -- you can take colander or a spaghetti strainer. it doesn't bu
these counties under an excessive heat advisory. the district of columbia and all of maryland. this is the zone where we could have heat-related illnesses if precautions north taken. this is the current heat index, the combination of temperature and humidity feels like 101 in washington. elsewhere, in the mid and upper 90s throughout much of virginia and the eastern shore. this large area of high pressure that's been responsible for this high heat is drifting to our south and things should cool down a bit tomorrow. this afternoon, up around 100 degrees. heat index near 105. details on that break coming our way. we'll look at that the rest of the week and the weekend in a few minutes. >> definitely looking forward to that break, tom. >>> some residents in the district and surrounding suburbs woke up to dark homes. there are still hundreds without power. outage expanded overnight in northeast d.c. so many people wanting to cool their homes. the power company says underground power lines are being overwhelmed. news 4 tracy wilkins has more from northeast. >> pepco spokesman say they are still look
50s by wake-up time tomorrow morning. and then climbing quickly into the 60s. maryland, plaque top hills, orchard, dropped down to 52 degrees. right now it is an even 70 degrees in fire department. great falls, virginia, great te. 75 after a 55-degree start this morning. and even gaithersburg. i mentioned al going to see a very substantial warming trend next weekend. here's why. like the temperature in the high plains. when bismarck, north dakota, is nosing in on 100 degrees, that's about two or three days away from us. the warm air comes up over the ridge of high pressure that's been steering our weather very effectively, bringing the cool air in on the front end of it. pushing the tropical storm and eventually hurricane alex all the way into part of mexico. lot of moisture across texas and louisiana. that area of high pressure which pushed alex out. it will open up the flood gate to bringing in an enormous. a humidity as we get into the middle part of next week. no rain in the forecast. a couple of showers across the carolinas and georgia. the heavy industrial strength rains down
. clinton, maryland lon, heat index, 98 degrees. dover, delaware's heat index, 101. a ribbon of rain showers rolling through pittsburgh, pennsylvania, part of an ever-so-weak weather front. showers and storms in far western maryland and the west virginia mountains. can't completely rule out the chance of a shower in the far western suburbs of the washington area by 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 this evening. by and large, most of us are going to stay dra fy for the remainder of the day. 73, the dew point in atlanta. the combination of heat and humidity has heat index values in the high 90s to near 100. the weather service has had to issue a heat advisory for the i-95 corridor. in anticipation of heat index value between 100 and 105 during the peak of the afternoon. we will spend most of the day in the frying pan. what little shower chances we have will primarily be late this evening and into the overnight hours. may trigger one or two lonesome showers. high pressure is large and in charge of our forecast. the heat advisory goes until 9:00 tonight have the a few thunderstorms and outside possibility. cert
say a 35-year-old man has confessed to killing ale local restoration artist in maryland. how police caught up with the alleged killer. >> anything that is in this world on an artistic level -- >> reporter: in an interview taped for the asian media outlet, the 45-year-old naimi oiz described her love for the arts. after graduating, her mow said naimi spent the rest of her life traveling the word, studying paintings and restoring them for famous clients. but on monday, d.c. police found her body stabbed, beaten with broken ribs, lying in an alley in northwest d.c. >> this this is a heinous, violent act. and this man is off the street right now and that the point we'll continue to investigate it. >> reporter: prosecutors say this man, 35-year-old raymond williams, admitted to killing naimi in her art studio in rockville sunday night and dumping the body wrapped in a blanket in d.c. police linked william to the crime by using surveillance footage captured at naimi's studio. only will yip was seen coming out. >> they were able to use images of the suspect and have him identified by i bel
of western maryland, a little better on the eastern shore, low 70s. over the last 12 hours the high pressure that was over us has moved off the coast as a result winds are shifting into the south and southeast. that is bringing in the increased humidity and that will be with us here throughout the day today as the heat builds too. we will have that heat index up to around 105 by mid afternoon. keep that in mind and definitely the best idea, stay in the ac. as we have those temperatures hovering around 100 this afternoon. then overnight tonight, not much of a break through the evening. it will be near 90 by mid evening. by dawn tomorrow, the low to mid 80s, a really hot start on saturday morning. during the day on saturday, we'll have it even hotter. temperatures should maybe even exceed 100 degrees saturday afternoon. will probably easily break the record. tomorrow's record is 96 set on that date in 1986. in fact, tomorrow's record high of 96 is the coolest record high in july. we'll probably break that tomorrow. the heat index on saturday will get to 110. and then on sunday, should be a bit
today. >>> there is some good news for maryland residents. water restrictions for montgomery and prince georges counties were finally lifted last night. the storm knocked out power to the plant in potomac for 12 hours. it took several hours to get the plant back online. >> that was the good news. bad news, power outages are affecting many montgomery schools this morning. 59 buildings are still without power. there will be no summer classes, summer camps, recreation programs or meal programs at those buildings today. for an updated list visit the montgomery county school system's website. >>> stay with us throughout the morning for the latest power outage numbers and how it will affect your commute. you can find the latest information at nbcwashington.com. >>> today we may learn what caused the deadliest crash in metro history. national transportation safety board is meeting with investigators before holding a final vote on the probable cause of the redline crash. the boorld issue recommendations on how metro can avoid a similar tragedy in the future. last june, nine people were killed w
100 there. cool near 60 in western maryland. it looks like a hot day there as well. the higher elevations should be ten degrees cooler from washington all the way up the atlantic seaboard. temperatures will be near 100 degrees. yesterday we did not go code red. it is a code orange day. frat was code red. today the forecast is for code orange so the air quality may be a little better with better ventilation. anyway, reduce outdoor activities to help the air quality. should go to 100 or 101 in the cities. and clear tonight in the 80s through the evening and 70s tomorrow morning. another hot day and more humidity, deeper layer of humidity tomorrow. thursday and friday, some relief thankfully from the high heat and needed rain. thursday and friday and saturday. then we'll dry out and cool down a bit on sunday and monday. how's the traffic? >> no overnight road work. all of construction workers had the day off. that's helping traffic and the flow. did have street sweepers on the capitol beltway. they traled the outer loop and on the inner loop, they may have moved on. just be aware
but it will be creeping back. 74 is the national airport. near 70 at southern maryland near the bay. many of the suburbs north and west in the 60s right now and off to a pleasant start. no travel problems anywhere across the eastern half of the country. enormous area of high pressure is in place. many locations in the upper 50s. eastern shore in the 60s right now. the view from space showing this giant area of pressure rotating around the top of our region. and it will be in place giving us plenty of sunshine. we'll have afternoon highs in the upper 90s and getting a little more humid. not oppressive yesterday but hot. it's going to be quite humid wednesday and into thursday and should be a bit cooler on thursday with a chance of thunderstorms. that's the way it looks right now. back to you. >> thank you, tom. for those of you who have been affected by mandatory water restrictions, you may get relief today. they have made real progress fixing a cracked main. the restrictions in montgomery and prince george's county could be lifted today. derrick ward reports. >> reporter: montgomery pool, a loophole in
and lightning and northern loudon county and maryland and north frederick county, virginia, there is a line north of frederick passing south mountain, heading off to the north and east will begin to pull away from the area as the morning progresses. right now it's a steamy morning. we're in the 70s to near 80 degrees across the region. 70s on the eastern shore, 60s out of the mountains of western maryland and west virginia. and this morning we have the weak frontal zone coming through. later today too a chance of showers and thunderstorms, highs low 90s. wednesday, steamy all week. jerry, how's the traffic? >> good morning, everyone. heads-up, you were warned. 395 northbound at the 14th street bridge, a new lane configuration in the overnight hours early this morning. vdot is reconfiguring the travel lanes. construction barrels are right in the middle of the roadway and this will cause early confusion, particularly in the early morning darkness. you can see the construction barrels right there. we'll have two lanes to the right, two to the left. you get the drill. it's monday. >> and we'll
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they there may still be more victims. news 4's tracee wilkins has more from langley park, maryland. >> reporter: prince george's county coupolice are describing these suspects as predators, saying they're preying on folks and betraying their most sacred trust, as police. >> anytime it's a cowardly act. >> reporter: police say that's exactly what these two men did in langley park 3:30 sunday morning. >> badges, of course police written across their clothing. they were dressed in police duty gear. and just led the victims to believe that they were police officers. >> reporter: prince george's county police say 24-year-old bl daniel baylock and 20-year-old kennedy ventura attacked and robbed two people in on 15th avenue in lngley park after distracting them by pretending to be cops. police say the men, who are believed to work as security guards, were in a black suv with flashing green strobe lights. most of the people who live in this section of langley park are nonenglish-speaking immigrants, who have just come to america and are learning the way that our police department works. making them per
continuing into virginia. if you're continuing toward maryland, here's the path. connecticut avenue away us from toward silver spring. the good news is the pace turns around through college park but the outer loop will be congested. every which way you look, thing are nastiy. 95 headed southbound. not too bad out of springfield. heavier still down toward newington. no signs of major traffic activity. back to you. >> thanks. and an islamist militant group is claiming responsibility for two terrible bombings in uganda. the explosions ripped through two bars packed with association fans. they were watching the final moment of the world cup on tv. 74 people were killed including an american graduated from the you've of delaware. one of the survivors is a 16-year-old girl from ellicott city. uganda may have been chosen as a target because the company sent peace keepers to somalia to help fight an uprising by groups associated with al qaeda. today marks exactly sick months since the devastating earthquake struck haiti back in january. reconstruction efforts are moving very slowly. some estimates
that stretch from northeastern maryland right down to near chestertown and just about 20 miles to the west of oxford and st. michael's. there is another cluster of some showers and thundershowers near the blackwater national wildlife refuge just to the southeast of cambridge. those two are heading off to the west and will be crossing the bay in another hour or so. if they hold together, they will be moving into anne arundel and calvert and st. mary's counties and perhaps up toward baltimore in about another two hours, it appears, is the timing right now. the temperatures are in the mid-80s from washington and all around the suburbs around the beltway. prince george's county, arlington, fairfax and montgomery in the low to mid-80s, right near the bay with the wind coming in, it's near 80 degrees. right now, ocean city is at 83. the dew point is 78. that is oppressive humidity. our dew point is ten degrees cooler. it is still rather humid even at 68. theirs is 78 at ocean city. right now, out of the mountains, in the low 80s there, not quite as humid in western maryland and much of west virg
's road, maryland. neighbors say this is not the first time something like this has happened. our news 4 report. >> it drives me nuts. >> reporter: peggy la floor says she has been dealing with this, cats running through her neighborhood, hiding under her car. as cute as they are, they are frustrated because there are just too many of them. >> they come over here. we can't even open our doors or windows in the springtime because of the smell. it's really, really bad. >> reporter: she said the problem is this house and the woman inside who for years has been hoarding dozens of cats. when we talked to the woman who did not wish to have her face on camera, she didn't think it was a problem. >> there were 25 out back and three inside. >> reporter: 28 cats. do you think that's a lot? >> they were cared for. they were fed. they had water. >> reporter: charles county animal control tells a different story. after repeated requests to clean up the feces and unsafe living conditions were ignored, they decided to suit up and move in. crews arrived around 1:30 and three hours later they rounded up 2
at that frederick, maryland, damascus, madd, 61. 60 in martinsburg. 64 in winchester. a beautiful start to the day. one or two lone some showers out in the mountains of west virginia down towards shenandoah valley. in the washington area thickening clouds. chances for rain around the washington area don't start until about 5:00, 6:00, steadier showers closer to-month. the vast majority of your saturday will be rain free except for the occasional shower. >> every barbecue we've been invited to has been rained out. yes, july, these afternoon showers. >> sketchy from a rain standpoint. >> thank you. two suspects are behind bars after allegedly stealing a car and crash nothing a police cruiser. it happened overnight around diamond back and story drive in gaithersburg. police were notified by the car's security system about a stolen car around 9:45 last night. an officer began to follow the stolen car which sped up and crashed into the police cruiser. the officer involved in the crash is expected to be okay. >>> a man threatened women at a grocery store spring them with his own bodily fluids. this atta
cloudiness. upper 60s to around 70s. eastern shore now, the mid 70s, the mountains of western maryland and west virginia. at many locations, they have dipped into the upper 50s and it's not very humid there. over the last 12 hours, we've had showers and thunder showers to the west of washington. those have dissipated. we have low clouds lingering east of the ridge this morning. a little bit of sunshine in and out, partly sunny. hot and humid. highs reaching the low 90s. there's a chance of a late shower tonight and around tomorrow. tomorrow, unfortunately some storms tomorrow could be severe with some of the damaging winds. highs in the mid 90s to be followed by higher humid and cooler temperatures. >>> looking pretty good right on the wilson bridge. however, authorities are dealing with an accident outer loop at van dorn street. let's head over and see how we're doing. headed to the bay bridge or those of you on the eastern shore through annapolis right now. as just mentioned, restoration continues. we still have a lot of traffic lights out around the area. we'll keep it updated. >> t
george's, arlington and fairfax county and eastern shore mid-70s. in the mountains of western maryland woe're in the mid-60s. we've had the showers and thundershowers exiting the area coming from an area of low pressure that is rotating east of cape hatteras at that time and giving us an easterly flow. it's still going to be humid, reaching 90 or so. we have a small chance of an afternoon thundershower. greater chance later tonight. jerry, how's the traffic? >> very quiet start to the friday morning commute, along 270 southbound from germantown past rockville to the split, starting off quietly. in northern virginia, 95 northbound up to 395, moving along without delay. pretty light volume so far. >> thanks, very much. it's been 12 days since vanessa pham was found in her wrecked overturned car. police have no motive or suspects. officers are reaching out to the community for help. darcy spencer reports. >> reporter: fairfax county police go door to door distributing flyers in the vanessa pham murder investigation. she was found dead in her car a week and a half ago. police are going to
temperature, as well. farther to our west, the blue ridge and maryland, virginia, it's in the low to mid southwest this morning. in southern maryland, northern neck, eastern shore, temperatures there are in the southwest to near 80. look at the dew points there in the low 70s in many locations, especially around the bay and the eastern shore. that is sweltering humidity fp out of the mountain, it's cooler and more comfortable. western maryland, west virginia now in the low 60s. eastern shore now, the mid-70s. and this huge area of high pressure that's been plaguing us the last few days with the heat is now beginning to sink a bit to the south and a developing area of low pressure off the atlantic seaboard will give us a south easterly flow today when which will bring in clouds and also increased humidity. a slight chance of an afternoon thunderstorm, then likely thunderstorms as the front approaches from the west coming in friday evening and off and on on saturday. highs tomorrow near 90. saturday mid and upper 80s. and then low humidity for sunday, highs near 90. jerry, how is the traff
to me, it's eun yang -- 75 in washington and 70 degrees in maryland.ffd, virgin manassas. you can see on the radar, rain showers marching into central ohio and eastern kentucky, part of a weather disturbance sliding our direction. there will be a chance for showers late this afternoon. west of the blue ridge and west virginia here in town, our rain chances don't sneak up until about the time the sun goes down. sn sunshine this morning and tomorrow will be the best chance for rain, two different chances, once first thing in the morning and another with the daytime heating later in the day. rain chances will taper on on wednesday. thursday will be the day we all get to complain about with a temperature up near 95 degrees. one day at 95 isn't the same as two days over 100 like last week. >> that is for sure. let's see how we're doing. those of you coming in from the west, interstate 66, no early worries, if you're heading eastbound that looks good all the way out. let's see how we're doing against new york avenue and north capitol street. travel lanes are open. wilson bridge and fine is
annapolis, 73 in fairfax, 72 in arlington this morning. 73 in rockville and 70 in frederick maryland. here's a look at the satellite radar combination. that area of low pressure now spinning its way off the jersey shore and moving up toward cape cod, massachusetts as it moves away from us. we get a north to northwesterly breeze back in here, that will turn things toasty warm again. mostly sunny today, we do have shall patchy fog around the area first thing this morning. highs back up into the low to mid-90s and another super nice but ever so hot day coming up for tomorrow so the rest of the workweek today and tomorrow, hot, and tomorrow humid, as well. as we get into the weekend, chance of passing showers and thunderstorm, but it's not going to be a washout of a weekend, so your outdoor plans for the most part will go off uninterrupted. >>> good morning, everyone. a lot of overnight road work. on the capital beltway in virginia, in particular. 66 blocked, but most of that has been wrapped up, so good news there. trip around town, montgomery county, most of the major roadways looking pretty
made it over 100. frederick, maryland, 102. winchester, virginia, in the shenandoah valley, 101. mid to upper 90s in many spots. you factor in the humidity and the heat index values are over 100, literally everywhere. some places are dangerously hot. winchester, 112 heat index. culpepper, 111. downtown, 106. the current heat index in leonardtown, maryland. the excessive heat watch is for tomorrow. that's the next step up in the advisory criteria for weather. that means the heat index values may surpass 110 degrees. temperatures the rest of the evening, mid 90s for, through 5:00. low 90s through at least 7:00 p.m. only into the mid 80s by 11:00. a toasty warm evening is on the way for tomorrow. that will be the worst of the worst. the highs tomorrow, air temperature may crack 101 degrees tomorrow. that will crush the old record high temperature. as we get into sunday, maybe a chance for a shower or a thunderstorm. we'll talk more about that and bring you up to date on tropical storm bonny across south western florida getting ready to move into the gulf of mexico. back to the news for
injuries. >> marylanders woke up to an early-morning earthquake. it was a 3.6 magnitude earthquake that happened at 5:04 a.m. in germantown area. there are reports of it being felt from york county pennsylvania to virginia. it is the largest earthquake to hit maryland. Ñoçpççç >> good morning. a quick look at h.d. doppler radar. storms in maryland last evening have moved off shore. a couple storm complexes in kentucky. if they make the trip across the mountains and survive, probably that would pass south of us today. it would be on the edge of a boundary between warmer air and drier air to the south. 76 degrees. 87% the humidity. the barometer is down a little bit but showing a rising tendency, and the winds are calm. our forecast partly cloudy. maybe an isolated storm today. a better chance south of us, but even that would be isolated. southwest winds at 7 to 12. 93 to 98 for the high. if you are going to be down in the ocean today, a chance in baltimore for a scattered thunderstorm or two. partly cloudy forecast for saturday and sunday. 88 for the high on sunday. >> thank
a little volume northbound as you commute north to springfield. maryland, so far so good. american legion bridge, outer loop, inner loop, all is well. joe, pat? >> thanks very much, jerry. >>> well, with just a day left in july, it's already become the deadliest month for u.s. forces in afghanistan. overnight, we learned three more u.s. service members have been killed. a nato statement released earl i didn't this morning says the measures died in two separate blasts. those three deaths bring the u.s. death toll in afghanistan to at least 63 according to the associated press. that's the largest number in one month in the history of the nearly nine year war. >>> we're following a developing story out of california this morning. that's where firefighters are trying to get a handle on a blaze it that has scorched more than 2,000 acres overnight in los angeles county. the blaze broke out yesterday afternoon and quickly spread over seven square miles. about 1200 homes were under a mandatory evacuation orders last night, but so far none of the homes has been damaged. another massive fire near t
western maryland. rainfall chances will linger here through the morning hours at least. about lunchtime today that area of low pressure should start to make good progress out of the area. after about noontime the showers will be lifting on out and the rain showers will go away with them. what we'll say for the forecast, morning clouds and showers, afternoon clearing, warm and humid, mid-90s and sunshine return for tomorrow and for friday. we're almost done with the rain. wet roads for the morning commute. >> good morning, everyone. the capitol beltway could be troublesome in virginia between springfield and i-66. a couple of spots along braddock road and i-66, look out for high water. any construction zones where the jersey walls are up probably will not drain well so we'll watch it carefully. elsewhere we'll see where your commute is going down the i-270 spur. so far so good but plenty of road spray so be very cautious. >> have your walking shoes ready this morning if you have to use the dupont circle metro station. some of the escalators may still not be working. crewed worked through
for hours last month, now they are eligible for special benefits from the maryland transit administration. they receive five free vip passages for a marc train. on june 21st a train broke down leaving passengers stranded without air conditioning. two people were taken to the hospital and treated for heat exhaustion. >>> a catholic priest has been arrested in fairfax county accused of sexually abusing a child. he is from wheeling, west virginia. 44-year-old felix owino was taken into custody last wednesday. he has been suspended. he was on summer break from his teaching duties when the alleged incident happened. he has a court hearing september 2. >>> d.c. police are trying to figure out what happened to a double shooting at 7th and o streets northwest. two men were shot. both are expected to survive. police have not released any information. >>> d.c. police believe they may have solved five murders with the arrest of one man. ron brosbon jr. was arrested on friday. he was involved in at least five deadly shootings dating back to 1994. >>. >> the d.c. council is considering legislation to
. in the news for today, breaking news, an amber alert has been issued in maryland. police are looking for 2-year-old aaron gomez. he has curly black hair. about 3'4" tall and weighs 40 pounds. last seen wearing a red shirt and blue pants. police believe aaron was snatched outside the mount vernon metro station in the district. police say he was abducted by 22-year-old jose turcios. he's 5'8" and about 195 pound and has a pony tail. turcios also has a tattoo on his neck that says lidia and ice tattooed on his arm. he may be driving a black 199 nissan sentra with maryland tags 5 fge 91. your forecast is coming up next. stay with us. ♪ [ deb ] people don't just come to ge capital for money. they come to us for help. at ge capital, we've been financing taylor guitars for over eight years, helping them build a strong dealer network. bringing music to people... i like that. ♪ ♪ [ bob ] i didn't know you could play. i didn't either. ♪ >>> welcome back. kim martuccijoins us now. >>> we'll ease back into the summer time heat as we think about the next few days. today baby step from 24r0er8s
filed a lawsuit in court claiming that maryland's restrictions on carry permits violate the second amendment. the attorney attorney's office refuses to comment. >> the state delegates office is calling for stricter immigration laws. he said law enforcement officers with reasonable suspicion should be able to ask questions about people's zip -- citizenship. he would also like the rule of law act which would prohibit cities from having policies that grant sanctuary to illegal citizens and would also give citizens enforcement power. >> we will give a citizen the right to sue if that citizen feels they are put in harm's way. this will give power to the people to remove politicians in which case they could be removed from office for malfesasnce of. >> we're back in just a moment with a check on today's with a check on today's by expanding the port, martin o'malley is creating the next generation of jobs right here in baltimore. 5700 hundred jobs... that means work for today... but even more jobs for the future. 5700 new jobs that makes maryland more competitive in the world economy. wit
, the exit for new hampshire avenue. >> the race for governor of maryland is rematch of 2006. this time rules reverses. the current governor will joi ♪ >>> 7:30 now on a thursday morning. the 15th of july, 2010. nice view in the distance, the statue of liberty. lady liberty, the new york harbor, as taken from the top of the rock above our theater in rockefeller center. that was a nice, warm, muggy day here in manhattan. we'll go outside to say hi to those people in just a little while. the music, by the way, is our way of reminding you that grammy winner will be here for a live concert tomorrow morning in our 8:30 half hour. inside studio 1a i'm matt lauer along with meredith vieira. and coming up, they're shocking, their offensive, but are they the real thing? there are reports that mel gibson's camp now claims to have proof that those much talked about audio recordings we've been hearing so much of were edited or altered. we'll have an expert on audio listen to them. we did that. we're going to tell you what that expert thinks straight ahead. >>> also ahead, you search bottle bomb on the
the area. the majority of the power outages are in maryland, where pepco and bge are reporting that nearly 2,000 of their customers have no electricity. dominion power says more than 100 of its customers in northern virginia are without power right now. >>> taking a look outside, bright sunshine. it is heating up right now, but actually it's kind of comfortable, at least it was earlier this morning. tom joins us to tell us how long the comfort level will stay where it is. >> i think we've already crossed into the discomfort zone. >> the hour that i've been in here. >> yeah. >> i've missed the heat. >> it is with us. welcome back, barbara. we have the high humidity with us, and it is climbing in the upper 80s to near 90 degrees. looking off to the southwest from our vantage point here in upper northwest washington, we can see clouds that are beginning to move our way, sort of splayed across the top there, coming from showers that are down to our south that are heading our way. and we can see those showers but don't have any reports of any cloud to ground lightning. there may be a little bit
popped up on doppler 1 in northern frederick county maryland. another one down into culpepper counties across northern virginia and central virginia. the general movement on the storms drift do you think to the southwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour. so if you're lucky enough, and you're going to have to be very lucky indeed to get under one of these showers you might pick up a quick tenth, but 99% will stay dry. temperatures mid-90s around town. a little cool were a breeze coming off the bay. now annapolis. but the heat index values, because of all the humidity out there, remain in the high 90s and low 100s. so it still feels like 100 degrees. it's just not actually 100 yet. temperatures will stay in the low 90s to about 7:00 this evening. so a very hot and humid evening coming up. only one or two lonely showers out there. rain chances are on the rise as we head into tomorrow, and perhaps into the weekend as well. and that may mean a little change in the temperature as well. i'll give you a detailed check of the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few more minutes. pat? >> all right,
there and even in charles county as well as in parts of loudoun county and frederick county, maryland. we had 11 counties that had tree damage yesterday. well right now the dew points are comfortably dry, in the 50s. this is a wonderful break from the high humidity we've had going back all the way a couple weeks ago and over the last two weeks. on the eastern shore now, low 80s out of the mountains of western maryland, west virginia. it is just beautiful there, comfortably dry, clear visibility. temperatures there in the 70s and as the day progresses we'll have this area of high pressure that moved in from the midwest yesterday. that's what pushed into all the heat and humidity and created the the strong storms. it was a strong front that came through. now that area of high pressure is centered up over ohio. we're on the eastern edge of it. it's going to be coming our way here and be in place during the night tonight and during the day tomorrow. and then by tuesday evening it will begin to move off the southeast coast. as that happens, it'll begin to bring in more humidity and at the same time w
in salisbury, maryland. it's going to be an unbearable warm day today. 101. the heat index probably 110 or higher. excessive heat warning has been issued by the national weather service. it goes through 10:00 this evening so be very careful. >> you keep saying 110 or higher like you're afraid to even mention. >> yesterday we had a few spots that topped out at about 112, 113. not a lot of time over 110 but enough. >>> again, the best advice if you don't have to leave your air conditioning, don't do it. despite that extreme heat we've been talking about, some people are still heading outside, though. among them news 4's derrick ward who continues our live coverage on the national mall this morning where some people are out. are they trying to stay cool or just sweating like you are, derrick? >> i don't imagine they're trying to stay cool or they wouldn't be out if they were trying to stay cool. this may be the coolest part of the day, trying to get their runs in. it is downright dangerous doing any kind of physical exertion. the federal government has declared a heat emergency and are ope
boston all the way down through areas into richmond. the highlights were in baltimore, maryland. we were 103 in new york city in central park. this is just ridiculously hot temperature. it was so hot in the cities it takes a while to get rid of the heat, especially in the buildings. it's still in the mid-80s in new york city with the heed index of mid-90s. the humidity is higher, so actually the heat index, that's how it feels to you will be worse. look at this. we're expect 1g 00-degree heat from new york down to d.c. again, maybe a degree or two cooler in hartford. today you should get a break in boston. as far as the middle of the country, it's still very humid. that's where we're dealing with showers and storms but the heat wave is still the huge story out there of the day, including entire week. otherwise watch out for the storms in the middle of the country and stay away from the east coast. that's a look at your wednesday forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. 100-degree heat as we mentioned in new york city, but even areas in the carolinas who haven't bee
county, the vote is there. >> how does the rest of the state, the entire state of maryland view montgomery county? it is the largest jurisdiction. and you have the largest budget. >> well, it's not always the best image around the country, around the state. but i think people -- you see the same thing in fairfax county. it's a county that people look at in terms of its affluence. its impact. we have had struggles in annapolis and other places to make people understand this is the engine for the state of maryland. so at least it needs to be looked upon in a way that really puts emphasis on the state of maryland. i've heard some years ago describing baltimore, montgomery county as a wine wine drinking cheese eating, to consume baltimore. >> whoa. >> that is wrong. it should say perrier drinking. >> a lot of exciting things happening. you were in silver springs, gathering place. tell us a little bit about that. that whole area has taken off. >> right. this is one of the true remarkable successes of my predecessor. and i was on the county council, he was county executive. he provide
are already in the low to mid-80s. 86 in frederick, maryland. 81 in fairfax and arlington. our forecast today will be a new record high temperature, 101 here in washington. some cooling thunderstorms late tomorrow. >>> it was quite a week in washington politics with veteran new york congressman charles rangel getting toward face ethics charges in the house and the story that dominated the headline it is this week, the embarrassing on us ter of agriculture official shirley sherrod. for more on this, we turn to cnbc walk correspondent. the president would have liked to talk about financial reform, but we weren't talking about that. how badly did that hurt him? >> this is the week that the president struggled with the news cycle. he's had a lot of unfortunate incidents where the stories crop up and the washington struggles to contain them over the course of the week with the sherrod mess earlier in the week, the white house really did not distinguish itself as they were forced to apologize. the president had to make a call. all of that interrupted a news cycle in which the president really wante
news, bethesda, maryland. >>> turning to health news briefly, we have noticed this week a new sponsor on this broadcast is a certain type of replacement knee. knee surgery is suddenly a multi billion dollar a year business in this country, especially among us aging warriors. a new study out that followed some amateur soccer players with acl injuries says they fared no better with acl surgery than they did with rehab and physical therapy. >>> new guidelines out tonight from the american college of obstetricians and gynecologists are out to reverse the old expression "once a cesarean, always a cesarean." it says most women who have had a c-section, and many of them who have had more than one, should be allowed to try labor with their next birth. by the way, c-sections now account for about a third of all births in the u.s. that's an all-time high in this country. we'll put both stories on our website tonight. >>> when nbc "nightly news" continues in a moment, the fight to save one of the giants of the water threatened by the oil in the water and now threatened altogether. >>> later, try
is the worst. >> reporter: so hot in maryland, a car dealership was baking cookies on the dash. once again, much of the nation swelters. >> the heat wave is going to continue. if you had a little bit of a break for the two-thirds of the country that has been hot, a little bit of a break, the heat is coming back. it is going to remain hot. >> reporter: in chicago, with temperatures in the mid-90s, the kids get relief any way they can. and lester, it's beginning to look like this seeming never-ending wave of heat is going to last well into next week. that suv in the sinkhole, it went in there 24-odd hours ago with a full tank of gas, the engine, lester, is still running. back to you. >> kevin tibbles tonight, thanks. >>> let's turn to the economy now. another up day on wall street. the dow gained more than 102 points. capping off a big week. the blue chips finished up more than 3%. the stock market has been gaining on signs the economy may be getting stronger, but stubbornly high unemployment is one area that is still causing a lot of worry. in an interview with tim geithner for sunday's "me
was one of the first. a waiting list grew from minnesota to maryland. lisa drove four hours for the gentle giant who was downsized out of his apartment. bennie will now have acres to explore. >> we are very excited to take him on and give him a life, a care-free life. he'll be happy. >> reporter: there is a lot more wagging around here. no longer homeless, voiceless victims, but treasured friends one more time. michelle kosinski, nbc news. violet, louisiana. >> nice job, everybody. love a happy ending. that's "nbc nightly news" for this saturday. i'm lester holt from new york. see you tomorrow morning on "today" and back tomorrow evening. "today" and back tomorrow evening. good night. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> good evening. i'm diane dwyer. cities across the bay area are trying to balance budgets a
:00 tonight. >>> to our other big story, overnight storms packed a strong punch in maryland and the district. crews managed to restore most of the power outages. early this morning, there were several thousand people still without power. and today was another summer sizzler. >> we're on a roll in the wrong direction. veronica johnson is monitoring the latest. will we ever be in the latest? >> as i look at the seven-day forecast, day seven i put us in the upper 80s, jim. but yes, another day. 90 degrees and higher across the area. 91 degrees, currently, washington, d.c. spots like foggy bottom in georgetown at 91 right now. same thing in manassas. you folks are at 90 in la plata. same thing for fredericksburg. here we go, folks. the average number of 90-degree days that we have during a given year is 37. so far, we've had now 36 and we've got six and a half weeks of summer left. and what it feels like out there currently, back up to 100 degrees. just about everywhere, manassas to clinton, right in the district. we've got some isolated showers and thunderstorms around frederick county and clar
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